Recent Developments in Wear Prevention, Friction and Lubrication

ISBN: 978-81-308-0377-7

Hardbound; 8 chapters; 326 pages; 11 authors; 9 reviewers.

Editor: George K. Nikas

Publisher: Research Signpost; www.ressign.com

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Chapter

Number of pages

Chapter title and authors

Abstract
1 43

The thin film approximation in hydrodynamic, including elastohydrodynamic, lubrication

Professor Andras Szeri, Professor of Mechanical Engineering; Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Delaware, USA

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2 92

Rolling bearing life prediction, theory, and application

Dr Erwin Zaretsky, Chief Engineer; NASA Glen Research Center, USA; also Adjunct Professor; Case Western Reserve University, Ohio, USA

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3 21

Laser Surface Texturing and applications

Professor Izhak Etsion, Yeshayahu Winograd Chair in Fluid Mechanics and Heat Transfer; Mechanical Engineering Department, Technion – Israel Institute of Technology, Israel

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4 38

Unification of friction and wear

Professor Michael Bryant, Accenture Endowed Professor of Manufacturing Systems Engineering; Mechanical Engineering Department, University of Texas at Austin, USA

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5 29

Tribofilms – On the crucial importance of tribologically induced surface modifications

Professor Staffan Jacobson, Professor in Materials Science; Department of Engineering Sciences, Uppsala University, Sweden

Professor Sture Hogmark, Professor in Materials Science and Tribology; Department of Engineering Sciences, Uppsala University, Sweden

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6 36

Transient phenomena in elastohydrodynamic lubrication

Dr Romeo Glovnea, Reader in Mechanical Engineering; School of Engineering and Design, University of Sussex, England

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7 16

On the Stribeck curve

Professor Michael Khonsari, Dow Chemical Endowed Chair and Professor; Department of Mechanical Engineering, Louisiana State University, USA

Dr E. R. Booser, Engineering Consultant; USA

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8 36

Surface characterization, adhesion measurements and modeling of microelectromechanical systems

Dr Xiaojie Xue, Analog Devices Inc, USA

Professor Andreas Polycarpou, Professor; Department of Mechanical Science and Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA

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Chapter reviewers in alphabetical order

Professor George Adams

Professor of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering; Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, Northeastern University, USA

Professor Liming Chang

Professor of Mechanical Engineering; Department of Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering, The Pennsylvania State University, USA

Professor Rob Dwyer-Joyce

Professor of Lubrication Engineering; Head of the Mechanical Engineering Department, Tribology Group, Department of Mechanical Engineering, The University of Sheffield, England

Professor Ian Hutchings

GKN Professor of Manufacturing Engineering, Institute of Manufacturing; University of Cambridge, England

Professor Emeritus Bo Jacobson

Professor Emeritus; Machine Elements Division, Mechanical Engineering Department, Lund University, Sweden

Dr George Nikas

Research Associate; Tribology Group, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Imperial College London, England

Professor Homer Rahnejat

Professor of Dynamics; Dynamics Research Group, Department of Mechanical, Aeronautical and Manufacturing Engineering, Loughborough University, England

Professor Richard Salant

Georgia Power Distinguished Professor in Mechanical Engineering; Georgia Institute of Technology, The George W. Woodruff School of Mechanical Engineering, Georgia, USA

Professor Ray Snidle

Professor; Head of Tribology and Contact Mechanics Research Group, School of Engineering, Cardiff University, UK

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